The initiative will take place in 3 phases, boosting sports, training and the well-being of young people and children from 100 secondary schools in the country
The 16th edition of the Millennium bim Mini Basketball Tournament started this month in the cities of Nampula, Nacala, Lichinga and Pemba, in the north of the country. With the participation of a total of 1220 children, from 6 to 11 years old, it is a sports event that aims to encourage youth sports practice in favor of their healthy development and well-being.
In this edition, the event will last for 5 weeks and will take place in 13 cities in the country: Maputo, Matola, Xai-Xai, Inhambane, Manica, Nacala, Nampula, Chimoio, Beira, Lichinga, Quelimane, Pemba and Tete. Organized by zones, the tournament will take place in 3 phases in the South, Center and North zones, to be held at different times.
The 16th edition of the Millennium bim Mini Basketball Tournament, in addition to praising sports, will also include a series of parallel recreational activities such as chess, lectures on oral health, road safety, plastic expression, among others.
For the President of the Executive Committee of Millennium bim, João Martins, this is a “ very important initiative for the development of healthy habits in children and young people, also functioning as a platform for the promotion of national sport, technical teams and monitors involved in the project. We are proud to actively contribute to the education of these children, in a fun initiative that brings human and social values such as empathy, solidarity and the spirit of teamwork ”.
The Millennium bim Minibasketball Tournament has been a vehicle for transmitting values, principles and references of names that can stand out professionally in national basketball and across borders.
This initiative forms part of the Social Responsibility Program “ More Mozambique for Me ” by Millennium bim, which has been implementing different initiatives at a social, cultural, sports, environmental and educational level, in favor of the social well-being of Mozambicans, with emphasis on children and youth.